Last month Home Depot the department super store for all your hardware needs announced a strategic partnership with Makerbot 3D printers. While this might seem like insignificant news to the snowboarding world, it actually marks a turning point in the do it yourself culture that has helped drive innovation in snowboarding.
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We have survived the technological uprising in snowboarding that led to the alternate camber wars, we’ve surpassed the fast entry binding crusades, and even lived through the multiple prophesied down sized dooms days. We’re at a point where technology and progression are going hand in hand which some might view as stagnation because it seems […]
Just a few short years ago the reverse camber creation phase hit the technology side of snowboarding like a tsunami and changed the board landscape. We went from something tried and true but stagnant to what some might call the rise of the mad scientist camber theorists with profiles that were full of various camber, […]
Ever wondered what it takes Arbor to make those beautiful top sheets? Well they put together this video below along with a short press release talking about it. So who says they aren’t the originator?
Bald E Gal never disappoints when showcasing the finest snowboarding from the Mid West. With how this season has started off it’s amazing to see what these guys have put together in just a few short months. Look for this flick to drop later this fall.
Coming from a ski boot fitting background and knowing what efforts people will go to with getting a proper boot fit I’ve always found it astounding that snowboarders just seemingly don’t give a fuck. One thing that this site has always strived to do was inform people about the need for proper fitting equipment especially […]
New tech doesn’t always mean it’s the next best thing to hit the market, sometimes it’s just great marketing poised to make you believe it’s great. For 2013 some companies braved the conventional norms of snowboard building to create something new and innovative. Being skeptical of anything revolutionary I sat around poking and prodding these […]
I’m a huge supporter and fan of Remind Insoles solely because they work better than almost anything else I’ve used. John Makens the owner sent over this little video talking about their new Blue Magic and I couldn’t help but laugh as it demonstrates it’s great points while mocking late night infomercials.
The man behind one of the most hyped bindings in recent history JF Pelchat gives an explanation of his creation in this first installment. So for all you people questioning the Now Bindings take heed of this. For those wondering if I will get a pair for review it is in the works.
While 2013 is definitely a year for binding innovation board companies have also stepped it up a bit while tweaking the way they do things. Camber seems to be slightly more on the comeback and of course the alternate camber story is still huge because people want it even if they don’t know why they […]